Minoan Horns of Consecration

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Mark Cartwright
published on 14 June 2012

Bull horns were a common religious symbol in the Cretan Minoan culture (2000 BCE - 1450 BCE), represented in fresco, on pottery and as here from the palace of Knossos, in architectural stone decoration.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time author, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, June 14). Minoan Horns of Consecration. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/688/minoan-horns-of-consecration/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Minoan Horns of Consecration." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 14, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/688/minoan-horns-of-consecration/.

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